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chain saw

a motor-driven saw, usually portable, in which the cutting teeth form links in a continuous chain
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chain saw

[′chān ‚sȯ]
(mechanical engineering)
A gasoline-powered saw for felling and bucking timber, operated by one person; has cutting teeth inserted in a sprocket chain that moves rapidly around the edge of an oval-shaped blade.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

chain saw

chain saw
A power-driven saw, usually hand-held, for cutting wood; a protruding arm carries an endless chain, into which the cutting teeth are set.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He appeared via a live TV link from Stoke Heath custody centre and was warned by Judge Rhys Rowlands that, but for the other sentence, he could have expected two years for wielding the chainsaw in dangerous circumstances when he was drunk and using it to threaten another man.
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